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Group_concat - how to make a Carriage return as separator?

Janet Cook (2319) | asked Jan 09, 6:01 p.m.

 In Reporting I can use Grouo_Concat to bring the data together into a single Cell in the output.  Its easy to separate it by comma or such - how can I get it to separate the data by a carriage return?

Eg for An enumerated data output I want it to report ( within a single Excel Cell) as


Rather than as 
Open, Closed
 I tired Control M and Hex code for Carriage return - neither worked.

Thanks in advance

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Davyd Norris (2.4k217) | answered Jan 09, 6:57 p.m.
The problem here is that straight characters like "," translate to all display formats but new lines doesn't.

If you were outputting the report to a text format then I would try "\r\n" as the separator characters.

If you are outputting to the screen where the output is HTML then I would try "<br>", but it's possible that the parser will remove this raw HTML for security reasons

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Janet Cook commented Jan 09, 7:27 p.m. | edited Jan 10, 5:11 a.m.

 Thankyou Davyd

The \r\n worked - we are exporting it to an Excel file.

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